Woman, 77, airlifted to hospital after crash on A26

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision on the A26 near Crowborough.

Saturday, 10th July 2021, 2:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th July 2021, 4:11 pm

The silver Ford Fiesta Titanium was travelling northbound, just north of Boarshead, around 1.30pm on Wednesday (July 7) when it veered across the southbound carriageway and came to rest on its side on a bank, police said.

A 77-year-old woman from Southampton, who was driving the car, was seriously injured and was airlifted to Kings College Hospital in London, where she remained in a stable condition on Friday afternoon (July 9).

An 80-year-old woman, also from Hampshire, who was a passenger, suffered minor injuries and was taken to the Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury for treatment, police added.

Police update.

On Saturday (July 10), Sussex Police said: “Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have been driving in the area at the time and saw the Fiesta or has dash cam footage is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 666 of 07/07.”